Accent plant Hydnophytum formicarum - Ant Plant - in a Japanese Ceramic Pot No. 16097

$65.00
SKU: TWEB16097
Shipping: $16.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)

This is a One Of A Kind Wicked Cool Ant Plant

Hydnophytum formicarum, the captivating "Ant Plant" native to the lush rainforests of Southeast Asia. Also known as the "Baboon's Head," this remarkable epiphytic species is hailed for its unique symbiotic relationship with ants, making it a true gem for plant enthusiasts.

At the heart of Hydnophytum formicarum lies its extraordinary caudex, a specialized chamber nestled at the plant's base. Within this chamber, ants take up residence, forming a mutually beneficial partnership with the plant. The ants defend Hydnophytum formicarum against potential threats while also pollinating its delicate flowers.

With its distinctive tubers and glossy dark leaves, Hydnophytum formicarum adds an exotic touch to any collection. Its vibrant orange berries further enhance its allure, making it a stunning addition to vivarium setups.

Despite its unique characteristics, caring for Hydnophytum formicarum is surprisingly easy. Providing a humid environment, indirect light, and regular watering will keep this fascinating plant thriving. Perfect for terrariums or vivariums, Hydnophytum formicarum is a testament to the intricate web of life within rainforest ecosystems.

Bring a piece of Southeast Asia's biodiversity into your home with Hydnophytum formicarum – a botanical marvel that's as intriguing as it is beautiful.

About The Tree

  • Height: 12" tall, measured from the soil to the top of tree.
  • Spread: 10"
  • Pot: 4" Japanese Ceramic pot.
  • Photographed on May 09, 2024
  • Ships from our Florida Nursery

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 *** This is an expensive Bonsai. We've likely been watering, fertilizing, pruning, and weeding this tree for a long time. Once this tree leaves our facility, watering, fertilizing, etc is beyond our control. If you buy this bonsai, we assume you're a responsible person and that you know what you are purchasing. THEREFORE - The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that NEBG makes no warranties once the Product leaves our nursery. All One-Of-A-Kind Trees are listed AND sold “as is”. Sales are considered final. No refunds or exchanges will be offered in any instance. NEBG assumes no responsibility for the health and welfare of the products after they leave our nursery. Please ask care questions prior to buying, if you are unsure.

Accent plant Hydnophytum formicarum - Ant Plant - in a Japanese Ceramic Pot No. 16097

$65.00
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Accent plant Hydnophytum formicarum - Ant Plant - in a Japanese Ceramic Pot No. 16097

$65.00

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